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Yellow Bluff - Historic Site

A Civil-War era earthworks fort, Yellow Bluff Fort was home to Confederate and Union encampments. Built in 1862, this fort is a unique example of an earthwork fortification. The contours of the land tell the story of the fort’s construction, built strategically overlooking the St. Johns River to allow troops to watch for enemy ships. Replica cannons and a stone monument stand as testament to the troops who served here.

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Yellow Bluff - Parking

A small parking area is located at the northeast corner of the park.

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Yellow Bluff - Pets

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park on our hiking trails, pavilions, paved park roads, parking lots and multi-use trails. They must be kept on a 6-foot leash at all times and pet waste disposed of properly.

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Yellow Bluff - Picnicking

Surround yourself with Civil War atmosphere and enjoy a picnic lunch amidst an authentic Confederate and Union troop encampment. Relax at two picnic tables and take pleasure in the sights and sounds of this peaceful culturally historic setting.

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Yellow Bluff - Walking

Enjoy a stroll around Yellow Bluff Fort park. Take in the native plant life and see the contours of the earthwork fort and imagine what it was like to be a soldier serving there.